Buffalo Bills Single Season Rushing Leaders

Ranked by Rushing Average

The following are the Buffalo Bills single season rushing leaders ranked by rushing average. Included are player stats for the Buffalo Bills (NFL) from 1970-2020 and the Buffalo Bills (AFL) from 1960-1969. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. O.J. Simpson is the Buffalo Bills single season leader in rushing average with 6.03.

Players active with the Buffalo Bills during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 100 rushing attempts

      Rushing
Player Season Team Att Yds Avg Lg TD
  O. Simpson 1973 Buf 332 2,003 6.0 80t 12
  C. Spiller 2012 Buf 207 1,244 6.0 62 6
  M. Gillislee 2016 Buf 101 577 5.7 44t 8
  O. Simpson 1975 Buf 329 1,817 5.5 88t 16
  F. Jackson 2011 Buf 170 934 5.5 80t 6
  T. Taylor 2015 Buf 104 568 5.5 31 4
  L. McCoy 2016 Buf 234 1,267 5.4 75t 13
  W. Crow 1962 Buf 110 589 5.4 52 1
  C. Spiller 2011 Buf 107 561 5.2 38 4
  O. Simpson 1976 Buf 290 1,503 5.2 75t 8
  D. Singletary 2019 Buf 151 775 5.1 38 2
  C. Gilchrist 1962 Buf 214 1,096 5.1 44 13
  T. Thomas 1991 Buf 288 1,407 4.9 33 7
  K. Davis 1991 Buf 129 624 4.8 78t 4
  T. Thomas 1990 Buf 271 1,297 4.8 80t 11
  T. Thomas 1992 Buf 312 1,487 4.8 44 9
  J. Cribbs 1982 Buf 134 633 4.7 62t 3
  J. Allen 2019 Buf 109 510 4.7 36 9
  C. Spiller 2013 Buf 202 933 4.6 77 2
  C. Brown 1978 Buf 128 591 4.6 58t 4
  J. Braxton 1973 Buf 108 494 4.6 36 4
  F. Jackson 2009 Buf 237 1,062 4.5 43 2
  W. Carlton 1966 Buf 156 696 4.5 23 6
  T. Miller 1978 Buf 238 1,060 4.5 60t 7
  J. Braxton 1975 Buf 186 823 4.4 29 9
  T. Henry 2002 Buf 325 1,438 4.4 34 13
  O. Simpson 1977 Buf 126 557 4.4 39 0
  K. Davis 1992 Buf 139 613 4.4 64t 6
  L. McCoy 2015 Buf 203 895 4.4 48t 3
  F. Jackson 2008 Buf 130 571 4.4 32 3
  W. Carlton 1967 Buf 107 467 4.4 21 3
  A. Smith 1997 Buf 194 840 4.3 56t 8
  F. Jackson 2013 Buf 206 890 4.3 59 9
  J. Cribbs 1983 Buf 263 1,131 4.3 45 3
  O. Simpson 1972 Buf 292 1,251 4.3 94t 6
  J. Cribbs 1981 Buf 257 1,097 4.3 35 3
  C. Gilchrist 1964 Buf 230 981 4.3 67 6
  T. Thomas 1988 Buf 207 881 4.3 37t 2
  C. Gilchrist 1963 Buf 232 979 4.2 32 12
  R. Riddick 1986 Buf 150 632 4.2 41t 4
  G. Bell 1984 Buf 262 1,100 4.2 85t 7
  R. Harmon 1987 Buf 116 485 4.2 21 2
  F. Jackson 2010 Buf 222 927 4.2 39 5
  T. Thomas 1997 Buf 154 643 4.2 24 1
  T. Thomas 1989 Buf 298 1,244 4.2 38 6
  O. Simpson 1974 Buf 270 1,125 4.2 41t 3
  M. Lynch 2008 Buf 250 1,036 4.1 50 8
  A. Dixon 2014 Buf 105 432 4.1 47 2
  T. Henry 2003 Buf 331 1,356 4.1 64 10
  B. Burnett 1966 Buf 187 766 4.1 32 4